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December 21, 2013
by Hallgeir

Frank Zappa would have been 73 years old today

 A mind is like a parachute. It doesn’t work if it is not open. ~Frank Zappa   My best advice to anyone who wants to raise a happy, mentally healthy child is: Keep him or her as far away from … Continue reading

November 24, 2013
by Hallgeir

Today: The late Donald Duck Dunn was born in 1941

A 2 minute history of Donald “Duck” Dunn:“We were recording almost a hit a day for a while there. But I never knew how popular that music was until I came to England with Otis Redding in 1967.” – Donald … Continue reading

November 16, 2013
by Hallgeir

Today: The legendary Dan Penn is 72 Happy Birthday

At the dark end of the street That’s where we always meet Hiding in shadows where we don’t belong Livin in darkness to hide a wrong You and me At the dark end of the street You and me

November 12, 2013
by Hallgeir

Today: Neil Young is 68 Happy Birthday

“I have so many opinions about everything it just comes out during my music. It’s a battle for me. I try not to be preachy. That’s a real danger.” -Neil Young “It’s bettet to burn out than to fade away” … Continue reading

October 21, 2013
by Egil

Today: Steve Cropper is 72 Happy Birthday

Sure, I’ve always dug Steve Cropper… his guitar playing. Ever since the first Booker T. record. I heard that back in the Midwest. Yeah, everybody was playing like him. ~Bob Dylan (to Jann Wenner, 29 Nov. 1969) Memphis is in a … Continue reading

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